Written by Maria Stachurska, director Mariusz Malec, and journalist and author Dagmara Leszkowicz, the film is based on the real life story of Stanisława Leszczyńska whose actions helped save newborns from immediate extermination.
An important step forward in the nation’s struggle for independence and self-determination, the rebellion which was launched on the night of January 22, was sparked by economic hardship, political repression and a growing sense of national identity among the Polish people.
The negatives discovered at the Łazienkowska centre and which have been lying hidden for over 50 years, depict people and events related to the centre's activities as well as scenes captured on the streets of Warsaw.
Poland on Sunday marked the 160th anniversary of the 1863 January Uprising, the largest and longest-lasting armed insurrection against Russian rule on Polish soil.
The 007 pistol was found with its holster and 50 rounds of 7.65 mm calibre ammunition on Tuesday, January 17, while workers were tearing up wooden floors in the attic of an apartment in the palace complex, which has been unused for 20 years.
Hailed as being ‘priceless’ and ‘unique’, the pictures were taken secretly in 1943 by Polish firefighter Zbigniew Leszek Grzywaczewski as he protected Warsaw from the ghetto flames.
Exploring the hidden delights of Warsaw’s forgotten suburb, Webber’s World says: “Charismatic in the extreme, Bemowo is a Warsaw that is rarely seen – and if I’m honest, were it not for the bears, I doubt I would have seen it myself.”
Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, in a Wednesday published text on the portal of Germany's 'Der Spiegel' weekly, wrote that the German occupation of Poland during WWII was one of the cruellest in European history.
Taken in the 1930s by a French WWI veteran visiting the country, the candid pictures offer a remarkable insight into a long-forgotten past.
The museum, due to open by the end of 2023, will feature a permanent exhibition on how the Germans stole an estimated USD 30 billion of Polish cultural goods.